like death warmed up


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death warmed up

A state or appearance of extreme ill health. (Often preceded by "look like" or "feel like.") A: "You had a lot to drink last night. How are you feeling this morning?" B: "Like death warmed up." You look like death warmed up, I think you should see a doctor!
See also: death, up, warm

like death warmed up

In a state or appearance of extreme ill health. (Often preceded by "look" or "feel.") A: "You had a lot to drink last night. How are you feeling this morning?" B: "Like death warmed up." You look like death warmed up, I think you should see a doctor!
See also: death, like, up, warm

like death warmed up

BRITISH or

like death warmed over

AMERICAN
If someone looks like death warmed up, they look very ill, pale, and tired. You were looking like death warmed up, but you seem a lot better now. He came in just after the funeral, sneezing and sniffing and looking like death warmed over.
See also: death, like, up, warm

like death warmed up

extremely tired or ill. informal
Like death warmed up was originally military slang, recorded from the 1930s. The North American version is like death warmed over .
See also: death, like, up, warm

like death warmed ˈup

(British English) (American English like death warmed ˈover) (informal) very ill or tired: I feel like death warmed up this morning, but I’m going to go to work anyway.You should really go home to bed. You look like death warmed up.
See also: death, like, up, warm